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controversial event, police in texas kills two suspected shooters. now investigators are trying to determine who or what was behind that shooting. >> group sponsor cartoon contest at the scene has ties to legal battle against septa. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch joins us now in our satellite center to tell you more about it, justin, good morning. >> the group is the american freedom defense initiative. you might recall they won ruling from a judge a while back to run the april ad campaign on septa buses they call themselves a free speech group but their texas event ends in the gunfire now questions about these two men who they are and why they did what they did. >> news cameras were rolling as the gunfire pops nearby. at about 7:00 p.m. dallas
time the muhammad art exhibit and cartoon contest was wrapping up. but attack just beginning. >> little further away, from the front of this billing. >> urging us quickly to get back inside, as fast as we corks and of course we followed their instructions. >> swat team moved a tenth east out of harms way inside, about 200 people were safely evacuated. police say two armed men pulled up in a car and in front of curtis in texas and opened fire. >> officers close by saw what was going on, engaged the two men shot and killed them both there at the scene, by the their car. >> an unarmed security guard was shot in the ankle, treated and released from the hospital. to many muslims sunday event promotes practice islam forbids. >> they wanted people to make cartoons. depicting the profit muhammad, in a negative light sends in those drawings have an art exhibit, and the win letter win thousands of dollars. >> the event was back by the
american freedom defense initiative. last month, new york based group ran controversial anti-islam ad campaign on septa bus featuring photo of adolf hitler and pakistani activist. >> there were additional offers that were hired for this event. >> police left the two men's bodies next to the car as they checked it for explosives as a precaution. >> now the again men have not been named nor has their motive. the shooting has echos of january's paris massacre at the charlie hebdo headquarters, that magazine has a history of printing cartoons with a profit muhammad and 12 people were killed in that attack. live in the sat center, justin finch, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> thanks for, that we will get back to you. police rush to save little boy as they say his own mother through him off a bridge. it happened in allentown along the hamilton street bridge above the lehigh river. the mother jumped in herself right after. police say the child and his mother, fell in a section of the the river filled with rocks. the 19 year old mother made it out of the water then collapsed. the baby meanwhile was no
where to be found so officers began to search. >> took him out of the stroller dropped him off the side of the bridge. witnesses say that she then climbed over the guardrail and jumped in herself. it took us about four minutes of trying to locate where this baby might be. he was eventually found about 700 yards down river. >> an officers jumped into the river to save him and perform cpr. the baby and his mother remain hospital in the serious condition. the parent of slain pennsylvania state trooper brian dixon say they forgive their son's accused killer. brian and darla dixon made the revelation sunday during church appearance in the pocono mountains. eric frein is charged with killing corporate dixon and injuring trooper alex douglas back in september. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. 5:33 and 61 degrees and getting warmer? >> absolutely, it will do it
thing, help warm things up easily. barely going to see any cloud cover initially. temperatures will spike and rebound very very efficiently here throughout the day. meantime, the moon continues to set even as the sun is just about ready to rise over the horizon. we have great shot of it for you here. talk about moonlit sky through the overnight. now that the light of day is showing up it, will continue to fade. but, that moon is very bright right now. as we actually have "skycam 3" overlooking it here from our center city studios facing generally just off to the southwest here. meanwhile, at 57 degrees, currently, at philadelphia international airport. very, very modest breeze right now out of the southwest, and that southwest flow, that sends our temperatures on such a spike throughout the day. storm scam, empty helping to keep things nice today. there is a xfactor comes with this forecast. we have red flag warning will take effect at 1:00 p.m. today for everyone except the state of delaware and the immediate shore line in new jersey.
so what that basically means, just a refresher course for you, we do have the low enough relative humidity, enough wind as the day progresses to elevate the fire risk. that's all red flag barge is. as the day goes on, heating up by noon, should make good run for the low 80s, add couple of additional extra degrees onto that for you the expected high today 84, hey might as well be summer at this point. justin, over to you. >> exactly, low humidity not good for the fire danger there, but certainly good if you're outside to enjoy t because we will be dealing with comfortable conditions with temperatures mid 80s. let's hit the road, so far so good as far as the volume is going, early this morning and again, skies looking nice and bright with the moon and then the sun will be up in just a few minute coming in at 5:58. we take you to the boulevard right now. both directions looking okay. we head into that schuylkill merge. little more volume heading south. that is certainly stacking up little bit. vine street expressway at eighth street, we're looking east here with the headlight. both directions, no problems,
camera shaking just little bit. bit after breeze to deal with this morning. that's what's going to help bring the milder air into the delaware vale. accident christianna delaware, at 273 at 95. and then we have another accident just north and west of wilmington lancaster pike at center ville road. vehicle struck a deer earlier this morning. and then we have to deal with construction as well on 202 northbound at 95, this is taking out the right lane. that construction zone should go until about 7:00 this morning. also on the turnpike, we are dealing with some construction, this is eastbound, before ft. washington the two left lanes are blocked mass transit report nothing delays. erika, ukee, back to you. >> thank so much. 5:36n business news this morning, what's making gas prices rise? >> and how to make chip oley, guacamole. money watch's jill wagner up at the stock exchange in new york. hey, jill? >> reporter: good morning,rika. see if the mark coats keep up friday's more mentum. jumped 183 points to start the
month. nasdaq gained about 64. drivers now paying the highest prices of the year at the gas pumps. national average is 2.62 a gallon, triple a says prices usually go up in the summer, as refineries, more expensive blends there is year crude prices are also climbing. because of fighting in yemen. american express is rolling out new loyalty program today. it is called plenty. combines major brands like macy's, exxon mobile, rite aid, hue lou at&t, so if you by new shoes at macy's you could use points to get a discount on your at&t bill. program free. and it is not connected to a credit card. and, fans of chipotle's gang mole can i now make it at home. the company posted the entire recipe, start to finish, on line. it is pretty simple. all you need are avacado, lime juice, cilantro, onions, kosher salt. they say tasting the guacamole over and over to adjust the seasoning.
>> love me some guac. >> because the ingredients, it is the portions, right just to get that right. >> i'll bring the chips. >> you guys bring the guauc. >> that's what the taste tests are for. >> thanks, jill two. more republican candidates throwing their hat into the 2016 republican race. neurosurgeon doctor ben carson revealed his candidacy last night during cable news interview. carson says that society has become too devisive, calls himself reluctant warrier. carson will make it official at rally in detroit miff -- michigan later today. >> carly fuorina expected to announce her candidacy later today. will be the first woman don't err the race for the 2016gop nomination. us senator ran paul, marco rubio, have all previously announced their presidential candidacies in recent weeks. well, before you walk out the door, we'll update today's top stories including what it
was like in baltimore during the fishes night in almost a week without a curfew. >> also, new on stack nel nepal, crews try to bring some much needed aid to the devastated country. >> and the avengers battle new village, and history. we'll have the word on the huge debut for the superhero sequel. be right back. there's over two hundred thousand students in philadelphia. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters.
i think they're both wrong...it's making sure they all get a good education. teachers should have their contracts respected. they also should be held accountable. and it's wrong philadelphia gets less school funding than other parts of pennsylvania. i'll work with harrisburg to change that. but if they refuse i'll take them to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them.
calling today melanoma monday, as the weather gets warmer and people start wearing fewer layers, the dermatology group is trying to watch your back. they're recommending you find a partner to help apply sunscreen on your back and look for suspicious spots. all of that since the back is the most common area for melanoma. >> ♪ ♪ >> big shrek really break up. >> tiger woods and lindsay vaughn calling it quits. couple dated for three years they shared their admiration for each other over the weekend calling this break up mutual. they say their hectic lives and demanding sports carreers force them to spend most of their time apart. >> no brain err, marvel's new
after inning err movie knocks furious seven out of the top spot at the box office for the first time in four straight weeks. avengers pulled in almost $188 million, the second biggest opening weekend in us box office history. that number trails only the first avengers, which grossed more than $207 million, when it opened back in 2012. >> serious seven, yes, pulled in 6.1 million. paul, mall cop two and home round out the top five. glad a lot of people getting out to see the age of add line. yes, previwed it. >> had the director here on the set, too. his mom from wynnewood. countdown on until david letterman's big finale. he only has what 13 late shows left right here on cbs-3. >> lard to believe. tonight cbs celebrates letterman's long and storied career with a life on television special. and what a life on tv it has been. check it out for 33 years david spent late with us hosting more than 19,000 guests put together about
5,000 top ten lists and shared dozens and dozens of stupid pet and stupid human tricks. love those. tonight host ray roman owe will look back at letterman's legendary run. we'll have to dvr that. >> it is the comedians in 82 that were on. the actors, tom hanks from 1982, bumm murray, the crazy antics, you know, davon the street, and then it is some of the poinent stuff. you know, it is dave after 9/11, you know, how great he was after that. and some of the great interviews did he that were casino of emotional. and when drew barrimore stands on the desk, then you do this to your kids, tell them to go inside and get the cheerios. >> forgot about that moment. tune in tonight at 9:30, 9:30 for david letterman life on television. that's followed by "eyewitness news" at 11:00. >> pretty darn good for a guy who started as a weather man in indianapolis. >> never know where it can go.
>> my man. >> he is so funny so quick i mean everyone lovers letterman. >> i would love to meet himment once did satellite interview and he invited me to up see his show. >> take him up on. that will he has only 13 more shows. >> time is running out yes. >> right now just past 5:43. we want to check in with katie and our terrific weather watchers. >> up bright and early, i do mean bright and early because the moon shine is very bright for this morning. eyewitness weather watcher network, temperatures all over the place lower 40's, in some of the lower remote suburbs 47 degrees, sent in to us from william powell. he has nice clear sky this hour. very much breeze, but notice the direction it is coming straight in out of the south. that's going to be what really helps us spike on the thermometer later on today. we take you little around on a zoom here, 49 degrees, was sent in from bill. he too has clear sky, cart inning ton summer preview today, love. that will and also mentions not to forget to stay hydrated. very important if you work
outside. because these temperatures, are little atypical to say the least. so you will definitely need to make sure that you have got stuff to drink throughout the course of the day. meanwhile, keith sent in clear sky, up in sailors berg, he too has good the the sun glare headed east this morning will get you because it is going to be such bright day. high pressure currently anchored right off of the carolina coastline here. and what that is going to do is round the flow, bring in that southerly push of air so nice and warm here is the next front eventually crosses through the area, comes along tomorrow. and it will bring with it some showers and thunderstorms generally later into the day. so as we quickly look to future weather, tomorrow morning, already see some signs of life. but somewhat after slow mover. so i would say not again until late afternoon, that we start to see any activity on the radar. about there could be heavier embedded thunderstorms some could get feisty v to keep an eye on it, for now not in severe weather threat zone. meanwhile eventually get to the overnight those skies start to clear out. and that will be the case throughout the day wednesday.
clouds, yield for sunshine, and while it is technically cooler, our high is 70. the fact that we're dropping often degrees and still above average, that's that says something. every other day, at least 80 degrees, and pretty much every other day looks pretty nice. justin over to you. >> that's right, looks like the summer like, just wants to hold strong for the next week or so. yep, like you saw expect the temperatures to remain on the warm side. here you go. ninety-five just north of cottman, we did have earlier disable vehicle, just left, looks like he was changing his tire, all good now, just north of cottman. heading north, so smooth sailing. southbound volume picking up little bit. ben franklin bridge, from the new jersey side, headed into the city. looking okay. both directions, and over toward new jersey, so no problems this morning. there are your area speeds. everybody's in the green. moving pretty good. pretty much at the speed limit this hour for the boulevard, the vine street expressway, new jersey looks good, the pa turnpike, no myfoxphilly.com.
mt. laurel road between union mill road and hainesport-mt. laurel road, downed utility polls here. elbow lane or walton avenue will get you around that scene. also in wilmington, an accident lancaster pike at center ville road. vehicle struck a deer, earlier this morning and 202 north at 95 in wilmington, right lane blocked due to construction goes until 7:00. back to you. >> justin, thank you. leer headlines this morning mother and her one year old son are in a hospital in allentown, after apparent murder suicide attempt. the two rescued from the lehigh river the 19 year old mother, and her son are in serious condition but expected to survive. a developing story now two gunmen were shot and killed by police, near dallas, texas, after they allegedly opened fire at art show. the show included a contest of cartoons of the profit muhammad, but police don't know if that triggered the gunfire. >> officials report less unrest after criminal charges were filed against six police officers, the officers were involved in the arrest, of
freddie gray, who died in police custody last month. runway damage forcing nepal to close the main airport near kat man du to large air crafts developing aid. officials say more than 7200 are confirmed dead following the april 25th quake. meanwhile us military helicopters have arrived with supplies. them as says volume un in villages and remote areas. peaceful protest turns violent, in israel. >> police use stun gun stun grenades rather to break up protesters in tel-aviv. total of 57 police officers and 12 protesters were injured. police say the pro he is had been fees full for hours organizer want to call attention to mistreatment of ethiopia juice. well kansas waitress turns state government nor when he stops in for dinner.
server crossed out the line for gratuity on l bill. instead, the governor has come un fire, for sharp cuts to he hadding in resented years. path tress has special needs sister and says she lost several teachers because of the funding cuts. >> i think education is the foundation for a better country, and more progressive society. >> now, the facebook post of the receipt went viral. coincidentally that was the server's last day on the job. she quit after working for about a year there. but certainly, a lot of talk about spending on education. >> sure did. >> coincidentally her last day on the job before or after? >> nicely done. >> we'll be right back. checking on traffic and weather together. good morning.
>> not everyone can say they work with a hall of famer but i can. ukee induct dollars into the pennsylvania association every broadcaster hall of fame last night. very special night in hershey, where uke's long tile colleague pat ciarrocchi presented him with the awards. and in true ukee fashion he accepted the honor with style and class. >> i'm truly honored and bless today do what i do washings great team beside me. that's important. and it is so true. if you love what you do you will never work a day in your life. i am proud to say i have been on vacation for three decades. >> ukee joined the "eyewitness news" team back in 19 blah blah blah. >> nineteen blah blah blah. >> parting in sports working your way to the anchor desk, so happy you did. so happy for you.
great little flashback. >> oh, yes. wiped off dust, many thanks to pat ciarrocchi, as well, went in last year in 2014. all of us, we can't do what we do without all of you out there to inspire us, we have great team in front of the camera and behind it. i'm just so happy when it started back in you say 19 blah blah blah. >> nineteen blah blah blah? >> people need not know. like you said, you really feel like you love what you do, because never take answer sick day, i'll have you know, never. >> well, i want to be here. i want to be here. that's what we do. that's how we roll up in here. >> how we do, all right. >> thank you so much. i'm truly honored. if you ever get to up hershey or haven't been the to hershey, beautiful place. >> much more than just chocolate. >> exactly. time is 5:53. gets' get our traffic and weathering. >> did anyone else realize ukee hasn't age add day? >> please. >> i know, i know. >> please. >> look, actually the same. >> mustache changes, that's
all. >> tell that to my left hip. >> you would never know t proud of you, so much congratulations from all of us. we take you on out to beautiful weather. very quickly, we only are looking here, guys, at about 21 days until memorial day so, you know, we will do little better here for you. pretty great beach weather here today. starting off with a little bit of a haze, eventually full sunshine, mid 80s the expectation in philadelphia, just great summer like day. unfolding, justin? >> love it. great shot of the shore right now, but his is not great shot of the blue route. this is just past broomall, headed south accident looks like they just cleared it, blocking the right lane. so now it is getting betterment some improvement around broomall, if you are headed south on the blue route. there go. there is the accident scene just past broomall, upper darby, right lane was block but now looks like it is reopened again. ninety-five delaware county, 452, both directions looking pretty good. watch out for the sun glare sunshine out there.
philadelphia hosed a 36 annual run yesterday. estimated 40,000 people took part in the country's largest 10-mile run. in addition to those runners 5,000 volunteers also lined broad street from fisher avenue, to the navy yard. congratulations to all of those who took part. i'm always impressed when you can run 10 miles. >> they could from all over the city, all over the country, all over the world. thanks for being in our area. we'll be
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throwing him over a bridge. >> now, that baby survived as did his mother who jumped over after him. eyewitnesses saw it unfold in allentown yesterday along the hamilton street bridge above the lehigh river. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo joins us now in allentown, with the latest information on this. jan? >> couple of fast acting allentown police offers recalls the guts and the know-how jumped into the river to save this little boy's life. he had floated just about 700 yards downstream, from where police say his mother through him over the bridge, and into the river. >> in the middle of the hamilton street bridge over the lehigh river where 19 year old mother stopped her stoler and through the young we are over -- year old dropped him off the side of